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Sun Celebration

In praise of rays! - a selection of music celebrating the sun from Argentina to Zimbabwe.

In praise of rays! - a selection of music celebrating the sun from Argentina to Zimbabwe (via Jamaica, Poland, India, China, USA, Lesotho and the UK).
Featuring music by The Watersons, Nobuntu, Peter Tosh, Uña Ramos, Warsaw Village Band, Ravi Shankar, Wu Man and Kronos Quartet, Sotho Sounds and They Might Be Giants.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Lal Waterson

    Bright Phoebus

    Composer: Mike Waterson. Performer: Lal Waterson. Performer: Mike Waterson.
    • Trailer Records.
  • Nobuntu

    Ilanga (The Sun)

    Performer: Nobuntu.
    • 10th District Music.
  • George Harrison

    Here Comes the Sun

    Performer: Peter Tosh.
    • Tuff Gong.
  • Una Rams

    Virgenes del Sol

    Performer: Una Rams.
    • Trova Industrias Musicales S.A.
  • Kapela ze Wsi Warszawa

    Isue/Sun Celebration

    Performer: Kapela ze Wsi Warszawa.
    • Jaro Medien.
  • Ravi Shankar

    Dhun in Devgiri Bilawal

    Performer: Ravi Shankar.
    • World Music Network.
  • Wu Man

    The Round Sun and Crescent Moon in the Sky

    Composer: Kronos Quartet. Performer: Wu Man. Performer: Kronos Quartet.
    • Traditional Crossroads.
  • Sotho Sounds

    Ntheke Ntheke (The Sun is About to Set)

    Performer: Sotho Sounds.
    • Riverboat.
  • Hy Zaret

    Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas)

    Composer: Lou Singer. Performer: They Might Be Giants.
    • Elektra.

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